22 April 2016

Navy’s first Strategic Sealift Vessel ready to sail for Philippines in coming days

22 April 2016

BRP Tarlac (LD-601) (photo : pr1v4t33r)

Philippine Navy’s first Strategic Sealift Vessel (SSV) BRP Tarlac (LD-601) will be ready to sail to the Philippines in the coming days, this was revealed by the pioneering crew of the said vessel in a Facebook post.

“Happy 2nd Monthsary for the Pioneering Crew of the SSV1. Few more days to come,we will be ready sailing back to our nation. HOOYAH!” the crew said April 20.

“It’s akin to a car doing road test. The facilities and other navigational instruments are being tested to ensure seaworthiness, especially before its embarks on its voyage to the Philippines,” Navy spokesperson Colonel Edgard Arevalo said previously.

Delivery of said vessel is expected before the 118th founding anniversary of Philippine Navy on May 20.

Manufacturing of the said SSV was officially completed April 4.


2 komentar:

  1. Kapal ssv filipina sedang memasang meriam 57mk3

    1. Till date there are no official news in what types of weaponry will be installed in the Philippine Navy's first Strategic Sealift Vessel. But it is confirmed that the weaponries will be purchased by the Philippines separately. As per the specifications advised by the Philippine Navy it should as follows; Primary: 1 x gun (possibly between 40mm to 127mm), Secondary: 2 x 30mm automated cannons port and starboard sides (EO FCS controlled), ? x machine guns.